23 Oulainen is the centre for health care services in the Ylivieska economic region. The Kokkola region has large-scale industry in applied chemistry. For example, the largest centre of inorganic chemistry companies in the Nordic countries is located here. Transport and logistics services have developed along with the needs of large companies. The number of transport companies, lorry drivers and courier services in the area is over 1,500. The area has attracted a strong set of subcontractors and highquality maintenance and building companies. There are nearly 2,800 construction companies in the area. Company contact information Raahe, Pyhäjoki, Siikajoki http://rsyp.owla.fi Kalajoki, Merijärvi http://yrityshaku.kalajoki.fi/haku Oulu region www.businessoulu.com/en/company-database Kokkola region www.kosek.fi/Yritysrekisteri Ylivieska www.ytek.info/Yritysrekisteri.aspx Oulainen www.oulainen.fi/yritysrekisteri Alavieska www.ytek.info/Alavieska.aspx Sievi https://colosseum.grynos.com/Yrityshakemisto Other company directories www.lisaakauppaa.fi/en, www.partnerbook.fi Public services Taxation The registration of tax numbers and personal identity codes for foreign employees coming to the area are conducted in the tax offices in Raahe, Oulu, Ylivieska or Kokkola. Tax office contact information www.vero.fi/en-US/Tax_Administration/ Contact_information Emergency response centre The national emergency number is 112. The Emergency Response Centre Administration’s duty is to answer emergency calls from different parts of the country for rescue, police, social work and health care services and other calls related to the safety of people, the environment, and property, and forward them to the relevant authorities and partners. Emergency Response Centre Administration www.112.fi/other_languages Health care Each municipality has a health centre that provides basic health care. 24-hour emergency services are available in Oulu, Oulainen, Raahe and Kokkola. Other health centres are only open during the day. Emergency care is organized into hospital districts. The Joint Municipal Authority of Wellbeing in Raahe District is responsible for health care services in Raahe, Pyhäjoki and Siikajoki. Raahe Hospital and Pyhäjoki and Siikajoki Health Centres provide basic health care services and doctors’ appointments. The Joint Municipal Authority also has its own specialist health care services at Raahe Hospital. Raahe has a 24-hour health centre service and hospital services. Local health centres provide basic health care services in Kalajoki and Merijärvi. The City of Oulu is responsible for the basic health care of its residents. The economic region of Oulu has a total of 20 health centres. The Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District (PPSHP) includes three hospitals: Oulu University Hospital in Oulu, Oulaskangas Hospital in Oulainen, and Visala Hospital in Ylivieska. Oulu City Hospital (OKS) is a health centre hospital which provides residents with short-term, acute hospital care and rehabilitation. The joint emergency duty service of the Oulu region operates in connection with Oulu University Hospital. This service unit is in charge of basic health care for the member municipalities in the evenings and on weekends, as well as for special health care in general. In the Ylivieska region, basic health care is provided by Kallio Joint Municipal Authority, and in Oulainen, the town of Oulainen. Special health care is obtained from the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District, mainly from Oulaskangas hospital in Oulainen. Special health care in the Kokkola region is offered by the central hospital in Kokkola run by the Joint Municipal Authority for special health care and basic services for Central Ostrobothnia. Each municipality has a health centre that provides basic medical treatment. Users of health services can request an interpreter to help.
Hanhikivi Guide 2015
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